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Thrive in a rewarding career with competitive wages, benefits, paid training and growth opportunities.
We have a strong commitment to the community we serve and our employees. Our mission is to connect our communities with safe, reliable, customer-friendly transit options.
Our Maintenance division maintains hundreds of vehicles, including buses, vans and trucks.
Come join the team in one of these exciting career opportunities!
Journey Level Mechanics diagnose, repair and rebuild our CNG, diesel, and electric buses as needed, ensuring our top of the line fleet is running smoothly.
Preventative Maintenance Service Technicians perform routine service, inspection and minor repair to agency vehicles and equipment.
Apprentice Diesel Mechanics are a part of a State-approved apprenticeship program to become Journey Level Mechanics. This is an 8,000-hour program resulting in Journey Level Mechanic certification.
Body Repair Technicians perform skilled work repairing and refinishing our fleet including welding, painting and replacing parts.
Lead Mechanics oversee the day-to-day activities of Fleet Maintenance workforce and will assign and direct their work. The Lead Mechanic is relied on for coaching, mentoring, and resolving operational problems or issues as they arise.
Automotive Technicians diagnose, repair, and maintain our SHUTTLE, Vanpool, Non-revenue and Support Fleets. These dedicated professionals keep 700+ equipment assets in top running order.
Communications Technicians install, test and repair mobile and fixed-station equipment including ORCA, CAD/AVL, mobile surveillance systems, and communications systems.
Assistant Fleet Managers are responsible for managing day-to-day maintenance functions. The Assistant Fleet Managers are tasked with developing processes and technical procedures, managing moderate-sized projects, establishing priorities. As well as, managing, developing, mentoring, and evaluating represented personnel.
Bus Lot Attendants contribute to the success of Pierce Transits Operation and Maintenance by ensuring operational readiness and efficient use of transit coaches and trolleys, assigning coaches to routes, and maintaining coach availability for scheduled maintenance.
Service Station Attendants work to ensure that the fleet is fueled, fluids are topped off and buses are cleaned overnight so that they are ready for service the next morning.
Fleet Care Attendants provide routine cleaning and sanitation services to agency buses, vans and vehicles to ensure our drivers and passengers have a clean enjoyable ride.
Transit Maintenance Workers perform general cleaning of work areas in the Feet Maintenance building as well as assist mechanics by pressure washing engines, transmissions, and other large vehicle components. This position may also be cross trained as a Service Station Attendant and Fleet Care Attendant.
Upholsterers repair and replace seats and upholstery in agency vehicles. They also operate table and or band saws and sewing machines.
Excellent Benefits! Pierce Transit’s total employment package includes competitive wages as well as excellent benefits. Employees of Pierce Transit are not required to contribute to Social Security. You and your family can choose to be covered by one of our medical and dental plans. Benefits also include life insurance, employee assistance and long-term disability plans.
Many of the maintenance jobs also have safety incentives, tool allowances and certification pay available!
Pierce Transit ensures employees have access to professional development and career opportunities. We offer a generous tuition assistance program for employment related tuition.
A few words from our Fleet Maintenance Employees and Commissioner
“I enjoy the positive work environment and dedication from the night crew. They are fun to be around, hardworking, creative and passionate.”
– Marah, Assistant Manager
“The work is rewarding and I enjoy building strong friendships here.”
– Elise, Service Station Attendant
“I am so proud of the dedicated workers at this agency for their courage and grit to show up every day and provide the high-quality, safe transportation services our county deserves.”
–Victoria Woodards, Tacoma Mayor & Pierce Transit Commissioner